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Yankee Auctioneer, Bean, George H.
1 Yankee Auctioneer
Bean, George H.
Boston Little Brown 1948 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Signed
Later printing, signed by author. Unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, faint hint of soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "Signed for Ethel L. Avery by George H. Bean - July 25, 1949." Light foxing to endpapers. 247 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, with 2" wide chip at top left corner edge, max. depth of 1-1/2", small rear top corner chip, corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The autobiography of George Bean, famous New England auctioneer. Filled with salty humor and tips on what it takes to be a successful auctioneer. Approx 8" x 6". Biography. 016900

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The Box of Spikenard, Boileau, Ethel
2 The Box of Spikenard
Boileau, Ethel
New York - London George H. Doran 1923 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean pale gray boards with black lettering and decorative title border on cover, black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 263 pgs. 8vo. Novel. 006285

Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Tetherstones
Dell, Ethel M.
New York/London G.P. Putnam's Sons 1923 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper. 376 pgs. 008080

Price: 5.00 USD
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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
4 Papa Was Positive
Estey, Emily
Sherburne, NY Heritage Press 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed on the half-title page by the author: "Best wishes to Aunt Ethel - Emily Estey - 1966." Line drawings by Hilda Faulkner. 160 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few faint spots of light soiling. Author's photo and short bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of growing up in the countryside of Onondaga County, New York - includes tales of Maple sugaring, planting, one room school houses, homemade ice cream, horses, picnics, making hay and all that is good about country life. 022704

Price: 15.00 USD
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5 The Rosenberg Case: Fact and Fiction
Fineberg, Dr. S. Andhil
Oceana 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Date and "Read" written at top edge of front free endpaper. 159 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped with two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. True Crime. 010438

Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Ginger and Speed
Hueston, Ethel
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Stated First Edition in tattered original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Dustjacket is split at spine, with large chips at spine (title and author legible); front and back panel and flaps are clean, not price clipped. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 007853

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Water Babies, Kingsley, Charles
7 The Water Babies
Kingsley, Charles
New York John C. Winston 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Ethel F. Everett, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with large color paste-on illustration on cover (clean,. bright and unchipped). Gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Eight color illustrations by Ethel F. Everett. Introduction and notes by Katherine G. Carpenter. 282 pages. In protective removable mylar cover. 021554

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Water Babies - A Fairy Story for A Land Baby, Kingsley, Charles
8 The Water Babies - A Fairy Story for A Land Baby
Kingsley, Charles
John C. Winston Company 1930 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Ethel F. Everett, Illustrator 
Nice clean solid book with beautiful illustrations by Ethel F. Everett. Clean green cloth boards with clean bright color paste-on illustration on cover (no fading, wear or chipping). Gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction and Notes by Katherine G. Carpenter. 282 pages. 025147

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Transfiguration of Miss Philura, Kingsley, Florence Morse
9 The Transfiguration of Miss Philura
Kingsley, Florence Morse
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1911 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Ethel Pennewill Brown, Illustrator 
First Ilustrated Edition (stated). Clean moss green cloth boards with darker green decoration title box and gold decoration on cover and spine. Signed binding with an "R" on each side of decoration on front board (Rome K. Richardson). Hint of very light rubbing to dark green background of title box only. Slight surface wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner's last name in corner of front free endpaper. Page decorations throughout. Color frontis illustration of woman gazing into a mirror by Ethel Pennewill Brown with clean tissue guard; three additional lovely color plates with clean printed tissue guards. 75 pp. 020542

Price: 25.00 USD
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So Tiberius..., Mannin, Ethel
10 So Tiberius...
Mannin, Ethel
New York G. P. Putnam's 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket A. H. Eisner, Illustrator 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest surface wear at top and bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Hint of slightest browning to endpapers which are clean with no names, writing or marks. 120 pgs. with page decorations by A. H. Eisner. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with slight wear at corner tips and spine edges. Old book review laid in. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013571

Price: 15.00 USD
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So Tiberius..., Mannin, Ethel
11 So Tiberius...
Mannin, Ethel
New York G. P. Putnam 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition (so stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - very faint foxing to endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by A. H. Eisner. 120 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has 1/4" chip at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023737

Price: 15.00 USD
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Out of the Saltbox: The Savour of Old Vermont, Rasey, Ruth M.
12 Out of the Saltbox: The Savour of Old Vermont
Rasey, Ruth M.
Rand McNally 1962 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean light blue cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. A Christmas note from 1962 is neatly penned on the front free endpaper, stating that the author has autographed this book for the recipient. Inscribed and signed on the half-title page by the author as follows: "For Ethel Schultz with warm regards and best wishes for my fellow writer and Pen Woman, Ruth M. Rasey, December 15, 1962." Black and white illustrations by Kathleen Voute. 256 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, diagonal crease on rear panel, no tears. Author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An authentic, nostalgic portrayal of American daily life in Vermont from Colonial times to the Twentieth Century, based on the author's diaries, family papers and letters, town records, and the personal recollections of old-timers. 027783

Price: 30.00 USD
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Nancy Shippen:  Her Journal Book - The International Romance of A Young Lady of Fashion of Colonial Philadelphia with Letters to Her and About Her, Shippen, Nancy (Ethel Armes, Editor)
13 Nancy Shippen: Her Journal Book - The International Romance of A Young Lady of Fashion of Colonial Philadelphia with Letters to Her and About Her
Shippen, Nancy (Ethel Armes, Editor)
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1935 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, Compiled and edited by Ethel Armes. SIGNED by the author/editor, with an author-signed letter also laid in AND some typed press comments on the book by Ethel Armes, Editor. Blue cloth boards with dark blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Book has some browning/fading to edges from reaction from long contact with paper dust jacket (we have now placed the jacket in a clean, archival quality removable mylar cover). There is no fraying or wear to the book; binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Light foxing to map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by Ethel Armes on half-title page: "To Elizabeth Grace Armistead with the greetings of her old friend - Ethel Armes - Holiday House, Wellfleet, Cape Cod." Color frontispiece portrait of Nancy Shippen. Illustrated with portraits, facsimiles and prints. Last blank page of book has photo advertisement clipping showing Miss Lucy Armistead Flippin (to whom the book is inscribed) in a Pond's Cold Cream magazine ad, and a clipping about her Charlottesville wedding. 349 pages with index. Jacket is clean, has short closed edge tears, 1" chip at upper spine corner, is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). 026558

Price: 95.00 USD
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Ethel Morton at Sweetbrier Lodge (Juvenile Library Girls Series No. 1120), Smith, Mabell S. C.
14 Ethel Morton at Sweetbrier Lodge (Juvenile Library Girls Series No. 1120)
Smith, Mabell S. C.
Cleveland / New York World Syndicate Publishing Co. 1915 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book complete with original dust jacket. Purple boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, some fading to edges. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with no names, writing or marks, but are tanned. Decorated endpapers have no previous owner markings. 114 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket has small surface scrape (smaller than a dime) from careless sticker removal. One very small shallow chip at top of rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025411

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Little Grey House, Taggart, Marion Ames
15 The Little Grey House
Taggart, Marion Ames
New York The McClure Company 1904 Third Impression Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Third impression (stated - Published, October, 1904). Clean decorated American trade binding. Red cloth boards with white and black house and hedge, stamped gold lettering on cover; stamped gold lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners, no wear-through. Very slight fading to spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name neatly penned at top of front pastedown. Beautiful color frontispiece illustration by Ethel Franklin Betts with tissue guard. 267 pages. 024203

Price: 20.00 USD
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